The team of John Atthey, Julian Gibson, Val Gibson and Bill March, representing the North East BA, has won the Pachabo Cup.
The competition is for holders of the teams-of-four Championship of each County Association of EBU, and a North East team won for the second time, the previous time being in 2011. John also won the event in 2008 with Gloucestershire.
They finished on 213.5, well clear of the Manchester representatives (Michael Byrne, Michael Newman, John Holland, Gary Hyett and Rodney Lighton) on 200.5. The Lancashire representatives (Catherine Draper, Andrew Petrie, Andrew Woodcock, David Debbage) narrowly claimed the third step on the podium on 186.5.